Category Archives: Linguistic Gratuity
September 11, 2001 was a horrible day. I taught a class that morning, and, that evening, I waited tables at a Raleigh hotel. Almost all of our guests were employees of the airline industry. The event was heartbreaking, but it … Continue reading
Plurilingual education – Linguapax is an organization dedicated to nurturing language education. They seek to provide support for educators and researchers as well as advice on language policy issues.
Dr. Terry Irons lost his battle with cancer this week. Dr. Irons was known for an impressive inventory of sociolinguistic research, including extensive work on the Appalachian English and the Southern Vowel Shift, and a long record of service to the … Continue reading
Another opportunity for linguistic gratuity: this time one asking for help from writing teachers. You can help by answer a survey about your practices in the classroom. Here’s the email I received about this project this morning: I’m a … Continue reading
Homepage | Freerice.com. This is a website that all English language educators should know about. It provides free training in the kinds of English vocabulary skills used in standardized testing, and each correct answer earns 10 grains of rice for … Continue reading